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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Mental Illness and Stigma

Treatment can help people with mental illness lead normal lives.
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  Total #
Respondents
Agree strongly Agree slightly Neither agree/disagree Disagree slightly Disagree strongly
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,398 6,519 64.6 63.2-66.1 2,257 28.1 26.7-29.5 130 1.2 0.9- 1.5 361 4.6 4.0- 5.4 131 1.5 1.2- 1.8
GENDER
Male 3,530 2,194 58.7 56.2-61.1 1,051 32.5 30.3-34.9 53 1.2 0.9- 1.7 167 5.7 4.5- 7.1 65 1.9 1.4- 2.6
Female 5,868 4,325 70.0 68.3-71.7 1,206 24.1 22.5-25.7 77 1.1 0.9- 1.5 194 3.7 3.0- 4.5 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5
RACE
White 7,022 5,022 67.8 66.2-69.3 1,614 26.7 25.2-28.2 102 1.3 1.0- 1.7 200 3.0 2.5- 3.7 84 1.2 0.9- 1.6
African American 1,787 1,120 57.4 53.9-60.7 498 31.6 28.5-34.9 13 0.5 0.3- 0.9 122 8.5 6.5-10.9 34 2.1 1.3- 3.2
Other 429 274 59.8 52.6-66.6 113 30.6 24.1-37.9 11 1.6 0.7- 3.2 22 6.1 3.5-10.5 9 2.0 0.9- 4.4
HISPANIC
Yes 142 86 60.1 48.0-71.1 38 28.5 18.6-41.0 3 1.0 0.2- 4.0 11 6.8 3.0-14.5 4 3.6 1.2-10.2
No 9,133 6,354 64.8 63.3-66.2 2,194 28.1 26.8-29.6 123 1.2 0.9- 1.5 337 4.5 3.9- 5.3 125 1.4 1.1- 1.8
AGE
18-24 327 165 48.0 41.3-54.8 124 40.9 34.3-47.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 25 7.8 4.8-12.4 12 3.0 1.6- 5.5
25-34 869 519 57.3 53.0-61.4 287 34.5 30.6-38.7 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 40 6.3 4.3- 9.0 12 0.9 0.5- 1.8
35-44 1,443 997 66.8 63.6-69.9 368 27.3 24.4-30.4 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6 49 3.6 2.5- 5.1 18 1.5 0.8- 2.7
45-54 1,998 1,430 69.3 66.7-71.8 447 24.4 22.1-26.9 22 1.1 0.7- 1.8 70 3.8 2.9- 4.9 29 1.4 0.9- 2.2
55-64 2,091 1,549 71.3 68.8-73.8 401 20.7 18.6-23.1 35 1.9 1.3- 2.8 70 4.0 3.0- 5.3 36 2.1 1.4- 3.0
65+ 2,670 1,859 69.2 66.9-71.4 630 24.7 22.7-26.9 50 1.7 1.3- 2.4 107 3.6 2.8- 4.5 24 0.8 0.5- 1.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,103 645 56.8 52.2-61.4 324 31.8 27.6-36.4 23 1.8 1.1- 3.1 85 7.6 5.6-10.2 26 1.9 1.2- 3.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,775 1,811 60.1 57.3-62.8 736 31.1 28.5-33.8 34 0.8 0.6- 1.2 135 5.6 4.4- 7.3 59 2.4 1.7- 3.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,395 1,663 64.0 61.0-66.9 590 29.2 26.5-32.1 43 1.4 1.0- 2.0 76 4.4 3.1- 6.2 23 1.0 0.6- 1.6
College Graduate 3,106 2,388 72.3 70.0-74.6 600 23.0 20.9-25.2 30 1.1 0.7- 1.7 65 2.8 2.0- 3.8 23 0.9 0.5- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 890 581 61.5 56.3-66.4 219 27.9 23.4-32.9 16 1.8 1.0- 3.5 51 6.8 4.0-11.3 23 2.0 1.2- 3.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,321 842 60.1 55.9-64.2 360 29.9 26.1-34.1 15 0.8 0.4- 1.5 76 7.0 5.1- 9.5 28 2.1 1.3- 3.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,063 697 62.3 57.9-66.5 276 27.1 23.5-31.2 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0 57 7.6 5.2-11.0 17 1.9 1.0- 3.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,368 973 63.4 59.4-67.3 330 30.6 26.9-34.5 13 0.8 0.4- 1.4 35 4.0 2.4- 6.7 17 1.2 0.6- 2.4
$50,000+ 3,570 2,654 70.3 68.2-72.3 762 24.9 23.0-27.0 48 1.3 0.9- 1.9 81 2.5 1.9- 3.2 25 0.9 0.6- 1.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 697 510 71.3 66.4-75.8 144 22.9 18.7-27.8 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9 22 3.0 1.8- 4.9 13 1.8 1.0- 3.5
Appalachia II 643 429 62.9 57.9-67.7 173 30.8 26.3-35.8 10 1.0 0.4- 2.0 27 4.9 3.0- 7.8 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Appalachia III 480 329 65.5 59.6-71.0 117 27.6 22.5-33.5 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 18 3.9 2.2- 6.9 10 2.0 1.0- 4.0
Catawba 384 259 65.8 59.4-71.7 98 26.9 21.7-32.8 8 1.5 0.7- 3.2 15 5.2 2.4-10.9 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Edisto Savannah 1,161 780 60.7 56.8-64.4 293 30.2 26.8-34.0 12 1.1 0.5- 2.0 59 6.6 4.5- 9.7 17 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Low Country 1,128 831 68.2 63.9-72.3 236 25.4 21.7-29.5 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3 39 5.0 3.2- 7.7 8 0.6 0.3- 1.5
Palmetto 790 547 63.4 58.8-67.8 186 28.8 24.5-33.4 14 1.1 0.6- 1.9 31 5.3 3.5- 8.0 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7
Pee Dee 728 483 63.6 59.1-68.0 182 25.6 21.8-29.7 11 1.8 0.8- 4.2 39 6.1 4.3- 8.7 13 2.8 1.5- 5.3
Trident 1,142 819 66.3 62.4-70.1 258 26.9 23.4-30.7 16 1.2 0.7- 2.2 34 4.0 2.6- 6.2 15 1.6 0.8- 3.1
Upper Savannah 553 359 61.7 56.0-67.2 154 31.1 26.2-36.4 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 23 4.8 2.1-10.8 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Waccamaw 1,152 807 64.9 60.9-68.7 277 28.7 25.1-32.6 18 1.6 0.9- 2.9 36 3.2 2.2- 4.7 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Wateree 453 317 65.8 59.6-71.6 116 29.7 24.2-35.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.7
Region***
Region I 1,250 869 67.1 63.3-70.6 298 26.5 23.3-30.1 16 1.1 0.6- 1.8 45 3.8 2.3- 6.3 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Region II 1,123 758 64.0 60.2-67.7 290 29.5 26.0-33.2 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 45 4.4 3.0- 6.4 14 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Region III 1,174 806 64.2 60.4-67.8 284 28.2 24.8-31.8 22 1.2 0.8- 1.9 46 5.2 3.6- 7.6 16 1.2 0.7- 2.1
Region IV 1,181 800 64.5 60.8-68.0 298 27.2 24.0-30.6 14 1.4 0.7- 2.9 50 4.4 3.2- 6.1 19 2.5 1.5- 4.3
Region V 1,161 780 60.7 56.8-64.4 293 30.2 26.8-34.0 12 1.1 0.5- 2.0 59 6.6 4.5- 9.7 17 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Region VI 1,152 807 64.9 60.9-68.7 277 28.7 25.1-32.6 18 1.6 0.9- 2.9 36 3.2 2.2- 4.7 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Region VII 1,142 819 66.3 62.4-70.1 258 26.9 23.4-30.7 16 1.2 0.7- 2.2 34 4.0 2.6- 6.2 15 1.6 0.8- 3.1
Region VIII 1,128 831 68.2 63.9-72.3 236 25.4 21.7-29.5 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3 39 5.0 3.2- 7.7 8 0.6 0.3- 1.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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